Bison and people on the North American Great Plains : a deep environmental history
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2016
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Item Details
Series:
Connecting the greater west series.
Connecting the greater west.
Subjects:
American bison -- Great Plains -- History.
American bison hunting -- Great Plains -- History.
Environmental degradation -- Great Plains -- History.
Great Plains -- History.
Human-animal relationships -- Great Plains -- History.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- History.
Natural history -- Great Plains.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Great Plains -- History.
Other Authors:
Cunfer, Geoff, 1966- Overview, the decline and fall of the bison empire.
Cunfer, Geoff, 1966- editor, author.
Waiser, W. A., editor.
ISBN:
9781623494742
1623494745
Edition:
First edition.
Publisher, Date:
Texas A & M Univ Pr 2016.
Description:
xiv, 323 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Overview: The decline and fall of the bison empire / Geoff Cunfer
Reviewing an iconic story: environmental history and the demise of the bison / Dan Flores
People and bison in the ancient past
A bison's view of landscape and the paleoenvironment/ Alwynne B. Beaudoin
A hunter's quest for fat bison / Jack W. Brink
An overview of prehistoric communal bison hunting on the Great Plains / Ernest G. Walker
Acceleration: European contact and the horse revolution
A fur trade historian's viewof seasonal bison movement on the Northern Plains / Ted Binnema
A horse-man's view of a grassland revolution / Elliott West
A métis view of the summer market hunt on the Northern Plains / George Colpitts
Tipping point: nineteenth-century cataclysm
A tanner's view of the bison hunt: global tanning and industrial leather / Jennifer Hansen
A legislator's view of bison collapse: the 1877 Northwest Territories bison protection ordinance / Bill Waiser
A rancher's view of the post-bison West:filling the vacuum / Matt Todd
A Lakota view of pté oyáte (buffalo nation) / David C. Posthumus
Contributors.
LCCN:
2016034101
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